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Crows Nest Gully 

WI3+

   
Type:  Ice, 60'
Original: WI3+ [details]
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Submitted By: E thatcher on Jan 19, 2010

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Description 

Directly above the Geographic Factor is a gully at the Crows Nest. Hidden in the depths of this gully is a fun grade 3 ice route. A mellow ramp leads to two options. Finishing right up a slab provides a nice grade 3 cruise. Finishing right up a small curtain proves to be a bit more of an exciting affair at 3+/-4.

Location 

Directly above Geographic factor. Can be accessed by hiking there (eek!), by climbing Prestor John or Geographic Factor, or by scrambling up the gully to the right.

Protection 

Those metal tubey things.


Photos of Crows Nest Gully Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: A little rotten
A little rotten
Rock Climbing Photo: if you climb something at hinterlands, take the sh...
if you climb something at hinterlands, take the sh...
Rock Climbing Photo: dad finidhing up the surprisingly steep finish on ...
dad finidhing up the surprisingly steep finish on ...
Rock Climbing Photo: my dad having fun following the crows nest gully.....
my dad having fun following the crows nest gully.....
Rock Climbing Photo: Fun climb with a few options.
Fun climb with a few options.

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By E thatcher
From: Plymouth/ North Conway (NH)
Jan 19, 2010

I couldn't find any info on this route in the guide book so if any body knows more please contribute. The route is pretty cool as It's, to my knowledge, the highest ice climb on the cliffs, putting you in a pretty cool position.
By lee hansche
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From: goffstown, nh
Feb 1, 2010

got on this today for the first time... thanks for posting the picture and getting me psyched on it... there seems to be a few variations to it... today they seemed WI2+ (on the right)and WI3+ (on the left) i did the left... very fun...

as for being the highest on the cliff, i hiked up the gully between yellowknife and hinterlands today to find some ice ive seen from the road... there looks to be some sweet stuff there when its in.... right now its no good (ill post a photo) anyway its another out of the way spot that is high on the mountain...
By Ryan Barber
From: Rumney, NH
May 21, 2012

I was just looking at the water streaks today while at the Crow's Nest and wondered what it would look like in the winter!!

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